Police Investigate Shots Fired, Motor Vehicle Crash and Make Arrest After Suspect Returns To The Scene

New Castle County Police have arrested 27-year-old Timothy Showell for motor vehicle and weapon related charges in the community of Woodland Village.

(Newark, Del.-19702) Today (August 20) at 1:00 a.m., New Castle County police were dispatched to the 200 block of Barnwell La for a shots fired. Police learned that 27-year-old Timothy Showell fired rounds into a parked motor vehicle in the 200 block of Barwell La. The vehicle was not occupied at the time. Timothy Showell fled the scene in his motor vehicle where he lost control and crashed into another parked vehicle in the 100 block of McCormick Dr. Both vehicles sustained significant damage. Timothy Showell was then picked up at the scene of the crash by a family member and driven home.

While police were investigating the motor vehicle crash and shots fired incident, Timothy Showell responded back to the scene where he was taken into custody without further incident.

Timothy Showell was charged with possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, four counts of reckless endangering in the first-degree, four counts of terroristic threatening and criminal mischief, leaving the scene of a property damage collision, failure to report motor vehicle crash, reckless driving, aggressive driving. Timothy Showell was arraigned and committed to Howard Young Correctional Institution for failing to pay a $29,000.00 secured bail. He was issued a no contact order with the victims.

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Homeowner Interrupts Daytime Burglary, Police Arrest Four

New Castle County Police have arrested 22-year-old Davahne Davis, 21-year-old Tyaire Miller, 18-year-old Davien Johnson  and a 16-year-old male in connection with a daytime occupied burglary in the community of Cleland Heights.

(Wilmington, Del.-19805) Monday (August 14) New Castle County Patrol units were dispatched to the 1500 block of Cleland Course for an occupied burglary that just occurred. The homeowner heard noises in the house and upon further investigation, observed four subjects fleeing out the front door of the residence. The victim was able to provide a clothing description to police responding to the community. Police checked the area found four subjects matching the description.   Davahne Davis, Tyaire Miller, Davien Johnson and the 16-year-old were contacted after they attempted to hide from police.

Evidence located on scene implicated the 16-year-old male, Davahne Davis ,Tyaire Miller, and  Davien Johnson in the burglary.

Davahne Davis was charged with second-degree burglary, felony conspiracy, misdemeanor theft, criminal impersonation and criminal mischief. Davahne Davis was arraigned and committed to Howard Young Correctional Institute after failing to post a $12,200.00 cash only bail.

Tyaire Miller was charged with second-degree burglary, felony conspiracy, misdemeanor theft, criminal mischief, and criminal impersonation. He was arraigned and committed to the Howard Young Correctional Institution after failing to post a $40,500.00 secured bail.

Davien Johnson was charged with second-degree burglary, felony conspiracy, misdemeanor theft, criminal impersonation and criminal mischief. Davien Johnson was arraigned and committed to Howard Young Correctional Institute after failing to post a $12,500.00 secured bond.

The 16-year-old male was charged with second-degree burglary, felony conspiracy, misdemeanor theft and criminal impersonation.  He was arraigned and committed to the New Castle County Detention Center after failing to post a $300.00 secure bail.

davahne davis

Davahne Davis

tyaire miller

Tyaire Miller

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Davien Johnson

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Gold Alert Issued For Missing Wilmington Woman-Renee Brooks

New Castle County Police are currently searching for 61-year-old Renee Brooks missing from her residence in the community of Delpark Manor.

(Wilmington, Del.-19808) Today at approximate 3:00 a.m., New Castle County Police were dispatched to the 4700 block of Barker Road for the report of a missing person. Officers learned that Renee Brooksleft her residence and made statements that cause a concern for her welfare.

Renee Brooks is described as a white female, 5’02” tall, 170 pounds, last seen wearing a tan leather jacket and blue jeans. She may be driving a silver, 1999 Honda Accord with Delaware registration 781864.

Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Renee Brooks to please contact New Castle County Police by dialing (302) 573-2800 or visit our website at www.NCCPD.com. Citizens with the smartphone application are encouraged to use the “submit tip” tab to submit tips.  Select a topic by using the “drop down” and complete the tip by “clicking” submit.  The New Castle County Police Smartphone Application is free to download and available for all iPhone and Android smartphones.

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Social Media Helps Detectives Identify Burglary Suspect Captured On Home Surveillance Video

New Castle County Police Detectives have arrested 27-year-old Craig Jones in connection with a burglary that occurred in the community of Penn Acres South.

On Sunday (August 6) New Castle County Police responded to the unit block of Bunker Hill Road for the report of a burglary. Police were made aware that the suspect stole 3 handguns from the residence. The resident’s home surveillance video captured a picture of the suspect. The video was then posted to New Castle County’s social media sites to assist with identification. Detectives received a tip identifying Craig Jones of the 100 block of Maple Oats Lane Clayton, Del to be the suspect in the video. Detectives issued a warrant for the arrest of Craig Jones.

Today (August 14) at approximately 7:12 a.m., New Castle County Police were called to the community of West Minquadale for the report of a subject looking into vehicles, later identified to be Craig Jones. Police attempted to make contact with Craig Jones and a foot pursuit ensued. Craig Jones was taken into custody without further incident.

Craig Jones was charged with second-degree burglary, 3 counts of theft of a firearm, misdemeanor theft, criminal impersonation, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Craig Jones was arraigned and committed to Howard Young Correctional Institute after failing to post a $2,500.00 secured bail.

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Shots-Fired Call Yields Gun and Drug Arrest

New Castle County Police have arrested Laura Stanley, 64, Tyrone Gardner, 18, and Jamir Waters, 21, following a shots-fired call in the community of Wrangle Hill Estates.

(Bear, Del. – 19701) On Friday (8/11/17) at about 2:00 a.m., County Police Patrol D-Squad officers were dispatched to a house in the 100 block of Carlotta Dr for a shots-fired call in the area of that residence.  As police approached the house, they observed a male looking out the window and then move away from the window. Police also located evidence of shots-fired in the rear of the residence.

Police made contact with the resident, Laura Stanley, who indicated that she was home alone.  Officers entered to check the residence for the male they saw through the window.  Police located Tyrone Gardner and Jamir Waters as well as three other juveniles within the residence.

No one was found to be injured during the incident.

Officers obtained a search warrant for the residence and upon a search located a firearm, ammunition, 966 bags of heroin, 7 grams of crack cocaine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and approximately $800.00 in suspected drug proceeds.

Through the investigation, officers obtained arrest warrants for Laura Stanley, Tyrone Gardner and Jamir Waters for firearm and drug related charges. The juveniles were turned over to their appropriate parents/guardians.

Laura Stanley was charged with maintaining a drug property, possession of a firearm by a person previously convicted of a felony, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, possession with intent to deliver heroin, possession of heroin in a Tier-5 quantity, possession of crack cocaine in a Tier-1 quantity, possession of drug paraphernalia, three counts of endangering the welfare of a child and discharging a firearm near a dwelling.  She was arraigned and committed to Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution after failing to post $87,200 cash only bail.  She was also issued a no contact order with the co-defendants and all juveniles.

Tyrone Gardner was charged with possession of a firearm by a person previously convicted of a felony, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, possession with intent to deliver heroin, possession of heroin in a Tier-5 quantity, possession of crack cocaine in a Tier-1 quantity, possession of drug paraphernalia, three counts of endangering the welfare of a child and discharging a firearm near a dwelling.  He was arraigned and committed to Young Correctional Institute after failing to post $85,500 cash only bail.  He was also issued a no contact order with the co-defendants and all juveniles.

Jamir Waters was charged with possession of a firearm by a person prohibited from firearm possession, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, possession with intent to deliver heroin, possession of heroin in a Tier-5 quantity, possession of crack cocaine in a Tier-1 quantity, possession of drug paraphernalia, three counts of endangering the welfare of a child and discharging a firearm near a dwelling.  He was arraigned and committed to Young Correctional Institute after failing to post $90,500 cash only bail.  He was also issued a no contact order with the co-defendants and all juveniles.

Laura Stanley

Laura Stanley

Tyrone Gardner

Tyrone Gardner

Jamir Waters

Jamir Waters

Firearm and heroin edit

The seized firearm and a portion of the seized heroin

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Police Issue Gold Alert, Seek Missing Wilmington Man- Stephen McGuire

New Castle County Police are currently searching for Stephen McGuire, 40, missing from his home in the community of Marshallton Heights.

(Wilmington, Del. – 19808) Today at about 11:30 a.m., County Police were dispatched to the 1100 block of Prospect Ave for a missing person report.  Officers learned that Stephen McGuire fled his residence in his vehicle after making statements that cause a concern for his welfare.

Police checked the area, but could not locate Stephen McGuire.

Stephen McGuire is described as a white male, 6’02” tall, 230 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.  He was last seen wearing a camouflage hat, black shirt, and green pants.  He may be driving a 1999 black Jeep wrangler displaying Delaware Registration PC427333.

Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Stephen McGuire to please contact New Castle County Police by dialing (302) 573-2800 or visit our website at www.NCCPD.com. Citizens with the smartphone application are encouraged to use the “submit tip” tab to submit tips.  Select a topic by using the “drop down” and complete the tip by “clicking” submit.  The New Castle County Police Smartphone Application is free to download and available for all iPhone and Android smartphones.

Stephen McGuire

Stephen McGuire

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